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4 November 2017, by , in News, No comments
It’s mind-boggling –  it is really quite astonishing how many marketing or business development projects are created without a clear brief.  That’s why things can start to go wrong right at the beginning of the process. What we all need when starting work on a project is a very clear idea of what the company needs and how it can be achieved....
Keeping you updated with business opportunities, information and nuggets of news. Read about business trends in 2018, marketing support, grants for farming and rural businesses and Warren Buffet’s views on CEOs here.  
4 January 2018, by , in News, No comments
We’ve been looking into the crystal ball, investigating new trends for 2018 and uncovering research to keep you ahead of the business curve.   Engagement:  clients, customers and staff increasingly prefer engagement through high value, informative, live events. Smart businesses are realising the value of personal interactions, which events can deliver.  Social media and technology...
28 November 2017, by , in Investment opportunities, No comments
New Grants to Boost Food and Farming Farmers, food processors and growers across the East of England are being urged to apply for new grants, to help boost productivity. Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced the opening of a new grants scheme for investment in new technology and equipment.  This will add value to Agri-food...
7 October 2017, by , in News, No comments
You know your own mind, don’t you?  When you buy something, you weigh up the pros and cons before making a decision . . . or do you? Facebook is going to find ways of making your brain light up.   The $435 billion company is investing in a science lab to track the decisions people make...
Read our new Business Briefing, where we explore the Internet of Things (IoT),  share information on marketing planning, highlight a Small Grant Scheme and explore how you can achieve amazing things in just 30 days. Just click here.  
22 September 2017, by , in Investment information, No comments
Want to know about marketing planning, but were too afraid to ask?  Let’s give you a snapshot of the stages we take when creating marketing plans for clients. Right.  First off, what is a marketing plan and why do you need one? A marketing plan provides a blueprint.  It will enable you to promote your products...
The Internet of Things (IoT).  What is it and could it help boost your business operations? The IoT enables devices to be sensed or controlled remotely across a computerised network – and optimised. This is revolutionising a range of industries, from insurance to healthcare. Take insurance company Aviva.  They’re installing homes with devices such as cameras, sensors, smoke...
Grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 are available NOW for companies in Suffolk and Norfolk.  The Small Grant Scheme, which is delivered by New Anglia LEP can give you up to 20% of the total cost of  your growth plans and in some cases more. Are you expanding your business? Do you have plans to improve...
11 September 2017, by , in Events, News, No comments
With 100 exhibitors and up to 600 visitors expected, we’re already excited about the MENTA Trade Fair (3rd October, Bury St Edmunds).   So, we thought we’’d share some top 10 tips for visitors and exhibitors to ensure you squeeze as much value as you can from attending any business exhibitions. VISITORS 1.     Pre-register.  Then you’re likely to...